Robert “Bobby” Powers, 45, of New Town, ND passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at his home. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Twin Buttes Memorial Hall, Twin Buttes, ND. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Twin Buttes. A wake will begin at 5:00 PM CDT on Thursday at Twin Buttes Memorial Hall.
Robert Douglas Powers was born to Wayne Robert Powers and Victoria Ann (Lincoln) Powers on December 2, 1973 in Chicago Illinois. Robert was a member of the Prairie Chicken Clan. He was part of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Robert attended school in Chicago Il, Mandaree Public School and Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Robert was better known to all his friends and family as Bobby or Mexican Bob. He got the name from when people constantly mistaken him for a Mexican whenever he went anywhere. Bobby was always happy to see his family and enjoyed the time he spent with each of them. Bobby was so proud of his grandchildren whom he cherished and was excited for the new one to arrive.
Bobby worked as Roustabout. He also worked at the Four Bears Casino as a maintenance worker, and as a flagger during the construction of the summer months. Bobby enjoyed many hobbies which included days spent fishing, traveling and sightseeing. He especially liked to gamble at Four Bears Casino. His all-time favorite thing to do was to watch and cheer on his favorite team the Green Bay Packers.
Bobby met and married Victoria Rose Mandan. They were married in Deadwood, SD on June 18, 2013, Bobby took in her children as his own Justin Lien, Isom Thompson and Sean Yellowbird. Bobby loved all of his children, Kyle Dunlap, Aleah Powers, Zoey Powers, Meko Johnson, Kody Powers, Shayla Powers, Jaden Powers and Tiana Costello. He also cherished his many grandchildren, Aviannah, Avaleah, Nakiah, Kayzden, Micheal Jr, Jaiden, Milani and one on the way.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Victoria of New Town; his children and grandchildren; his father, Wayne of Wagner, SD; his brothers; Bryon Lewis Jr. of Green Bay, WI, Tracey Lewis of Billings, MT and Leon Flying Hawk of Wagner, SD; sisters; Glenda Lewis and Roseann Lewis, both of Green Bay, WI; The Powers Family, The Lewis Family, The Lincoln Family, The Crows Heart Family, The Irwin Family, The Grinnell Family, The Medicine Stone Family, The Shot with Two Arrows Family, Thomas Family and the Mandan Family.
Bobby is preceded in death by his mother, Victoria Ann (Lincoln) Powers; his sister, Theresa Lewis; maternal grandparents, Samuel Lincoln and Maria (Medicine Stone) Lincoln.
Senior Pallbearer: Wendell White
Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.